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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TOWN MANAGER IN THE TOWN OF DEDHAM.

     Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:
     SECTION 1.  Section 4-2 of the charter of the town of Dedham, which is on file with the office of the archivist of the commonwealth, as provided in section 12 of chapter 43B of the General Laws, is hereby amended by striking out clause (h) and inserting in place thereof the following clause:-
     (h)  to have full jurisdiction over the leasing of all town facilities; provided, however, that the town manager shall have full jurisdiction over the use of all town facilities and property except property under the control of the school committee, the board of library trustees, the parks and recreation commission and the conservation commission; and provided further, that the town manager shall be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all town buildings and facilities, other than those under the control of the school committee, the board of library trustees, the conservation commission and the parks and fields in the custody of the parks and recreation commission.
     SECTION 2.  This act shall be submitted to the voters of the town of Dedham at an election in the form of the following question:
     “Shall an act passed by the general court in the year 2015, entitled ‘AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TOWN MANAGER IN THE TOWN OF DEDHAM’, be accepted?”
     If a majority of the votes cast in answer to this question is in the affirmative, section 1 of this act shall take effect immediately in the town of Dedham, but not otherwise.
     SECTION 3.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, September 25, 2015.